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glass. >> i think the industry will take it on. there has been at least one class action lawsuit that we know of and i think that they will change and they will educate the public. >> but she would like to see more. the fireplace industry did just launch a consumer education campaign. you can find a link at our web site, abc7news.com. the family has a personal injury lawsuit still in the works and they're part of a class action which is also still in process. dan, carolyn? >> heather, thanks. >>> with her support fading on capitol hill, susan rice took herself out of the running to be the next secretary of state. rice had been considered one of the front runners for the job to be vacated next year by hillary clinton. but rice has come under fire for citing faulty intelligence on the attack in benghazi, libya, in which can a bay area diplomat was killed, along with three others. although she was never form leal nominated for the job, rice submitted a letter to president obama today predicting that the confirmation process would be lengthy, disruptive and costly. the president issued a sta
. it's called leo watch and will be available for $200. >> the president promising swift action in the aftermath of the connecticut tragedy. a solution involving more than just gun control. >> a new stalemate over tax hikes and spending cuts. a potential impact that could send the country over the fiscal cliff. >> zero dark thirty. the hunt for osama bin laden. our don sanchez liked it but it's not winning awards on capitol hill. >>> the president has announced a task force to take on the job of tightening gun controls. will head the group. é@m?çatthews is here with week we've been hearing gun control activists calling for tighter controls and some gun rights members are joining them. the president promised action on several fronts. >> the president started by saying this task force will produce change into is not something where folks are going to be studying for six months and publishing a report. that gets read, then... push add side. >> the president wants congress to vote next year on an assault weapons ban. a ban on high capacity clips and closing the gun show loophole
the president suggested he might take some action. >> we're going to have to come together to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this regardless of the politics. >> the only action we know for sure he would take is this one. >> this evening, michelle and i will do what i know every parent in america will do, which is hug our children a little tighter, and we'll tell them that we love them. and we'll remind each other how deeply we love one another. >> reporter: earlier tonight, the president was scheduled to spend time with the first lady and first daughters, we're presuming that hug took place. house speaker john boehner announced that he would forego the traditional weekly republican address so the president could speak for the entire nation at this time of mourning. >> all right, jake, reporting in from the white house. >>> still ahead here on "world news," more from the tragedy of the elementary school. we asked the experts, the fbi profilers, about the men behind these gun assaults. and we'll tell you what they told us today. >>> today's tragedy comes on the heels of t
on this shooting. we ree action from local firefighters who are obviously stunned. >> reporter: investigators in new york are trying to hammer out the details but the shooter may have sparked the house fire and waited for firefighters to arrive and then started shooting >> what should have been a radio call to coordinate an early morning fire fight is a call for help. four firefighters were targeted by a shooter. two were killed. gunman may have set the fire to lure emergency crews there. >> it does appear that it was a trap that was set for responding for first responders. >> they identified the shooter as 63-year-old william spangler. the guns were illegally acquired because he is felon. he committed suicide after s.w.a.t. teams arrived. it shocked emergency workers across the country. fire chief got the news while doing an annual toy drive. >> fire teams across the bay area regularly coordinate with local police departments to make sure certain situations are safe but never been directly targeted. >> we don't know how firefighters have changed their protocol into running into a burning bui
not be held accountable for their actions. if we're citizens we're held accountable when we have jobs and for our actions. and these officers who murder people should be held accountable. >> but mehserle attorney says he acted reasonable and consistently with the law. >> and in order for mr. mezerilee to be on the lawsuit in that shooting the court has to have determined his conduct shocked the conscience. my argument that that is not the case here. >> a ruling is not expected for at least two months. >> a special visitor in san francisco tonight to eat eet a little humble pie. abc 7 news is live tonight at the home of world series champion san francisco giants. hi, carolyn. nice to have the mayor in town. >> yes. both mayors have mustaches and being encouraged to shave if they're on the losing end of the deal. both declined to do that. detroit dave bing was a good sport today. he said he was trying to be honorable in defeat. detroit mayor and first lady, dave and eve yet bing arrived ready for him to take good on a losing bet. >> are you here under dures? >> absolutely. but it's hist
on the edge of a fiscal cliff. we're live on this day of action. >> a hotel and a sexual assault case against a former patron. she is sworn to secrecy but talks about itmc> a pakistani girl targeted by the taliban. >> stay with us. abc 7 news at 6:0 ruq just 22 days to find a budget deal. and tonight no word any progress is being made in washington. the prch to do something is coming from around the country. abc 7 news is live where a rally is happening right now. mark? >> this rally breaking up, there are under people here earlier and have been rallies like this one today this, is breaking up. and it's been a day of action, really a day of pressure. pressuring the president and democratic members of congress to hold firm against atemtss to cut government spending in social security and medicare. the message for move on progressives cut the tax cuts for the wealthyest americans, and do not cut social security and medicare benefits. >> we have to make sure we tax the rich. people making over $200,000, people over 200,000 a year should be able to pay more to get ous out of this econ
to take action to try to stop shootings. the mayor says he's supporting local legislation on gun controls. supervisor cohen will produce laws on january 15th. the first banning certain ammo like hollow point bullet autos so on impact, it has abilities to explode in a larger radius. and when it hits, the body, then, it becomes this kind ofk'e body in a larger way. >> the mayor says this type was designed for law enforcement, not for people on the streets of san francisco. dr. campbell is a surgeon at sf general. >> larger weapons create devastations in victims. when they strike a victim, it's like a bomb going off. >> second proposal would require police to be notified when someone buys 500 or more rounds of ammunition. used for assault weapons. >> so we cannot only track those people that are buying ammunition, but frequency of purchase, as you can stockpile that ammunition. >> the mayor says he will reach out to other mayors to convince them to adopt similar legislation. >> and california senator announced she will support or introduce a ban, bill, also in january. and the mayor of san f
actions of four officer who's called themselves riders and accused tis san francisco police believe they have cracked an electronics fencing ring and they may have some of your stuff. this is just some of the haul of stolen goods officers confiscated from the ring. all kinds of things. more than a thousand items wornl up to $2 million. most of it taken from cash break ins in oakland and san francisco. >> we believe this ring is a smaller part of a bigger ring z that we have put a dent in person that's break into cars. >> here are some of the more stolen items if you think anything is yours go to our web site. can z.click on see it on tv. >> restaurants if one neighborhood say they're being driven out of business by food trucks. abc 7 takes a look at numbers and the city. >> every monday, wednesday, friday, food trucks line up on this part of front street. so do customer autos it's convenient. and it's always local. >> local is a big selling point with the trucks. local ingredients, house made. organic. what they are is mobile. not local. local i restaurants in this neighborhood for
action afc north. >> cowboys playoff chances took hit against the saints. romo to austin. cowboys scored two t.d.s in the final four minutes to send it to overtime. drew brees had 446 yards passing. colston fumbles at the 20-yard to the dallas two yardline. the south carolina recovery and hartley kicks the game-winner. saints are out but they win it in overtime. >> cowboys only needed some help to win next week over the redskins. washington facing the eagles. rg iii two t.d.s in his return from a knee injury. they win 27-20, and can clinch the division with a win over dallas next week, and niner highlights tonight at 11:00. am aa >> ama: join my tonight. stormy weather is creating a big mess for travelers but your return trip could be worse. new worries about the nationwide holiday travel nightmare after christmas. >> anyone at 11:00 here, we're following severe flooding around the bay area. what you need to look out for at 9:00 and 11:00 on abc-7 news. and a last check on the weather. leigh glaser you can see the worst is just about over. the heaviest rain has pushed almost out of the v
. >> we call it voting with fee. they're walking out. we can't strike. or do job actions. only way to send a message is to leave. >> tina says no amount of recruiting will replace the decades of experiencedmç in the name of fiscal reform. >> police in northern ireland eve of a visit by secretary of state clinton. officers seized a bomb just hours before she arrived there today. a second bomb discovered in a mailbox. >> and and the u.s. supporting mediation efforts to bring about a-$ei4euxsittinn in syria. and the in the united states, mrs. clinton agreed to testify before the senate foreign relations committee about the attack in benghazi that killed chris steven asks three other americans. >> and just 24 days remain until the deadline for-to-avoid the fiscal cliff and both sides are playing hard ball. issue taxes and revenues. bush era tax cuts expire the first of the year. democrats want tochl tend them to the middle class but not the wealthy. republicans appeared to signal their willing to discuss increasing revenues but not necessarily by taxing the rich. >> there are a lot of things
next fall. glenn co-authored proposition 209 ending affirmative action preferences in the public sector. >> the state of california turns around and says we're going to ignore the federal law. the federal government doesn't seem to be doing anything about it. >> some people feel if anyone didn't go through the proper ses they don't belong here. it's a political view. i can't do anything about that. these are talented people. in the current era with all of the challenges we have in california we cannot afford to waste this kind of talent. >> one undocumented student taking that to heart. >> education is only way to help my family, myself, and to, you know contribute back to the society. >> again, about 200 students will benefit. it will cover only a portion of the fees, about $5,000. >> thank you. >> we're going to check live doppler 7 again in just a few minutes. >> the high tech features promising to make 49ers new stadium a state of the >>> 49er as noungsed a new partnership with sony. yes. sony will help a w.a partnership that will pull fans off the coach. >> what sony floonz bring t
action required. google has been accused of giving lower rankings to competitors making it harder for customers to find them, apple said it sold more than two million iphone 5s in three days following it's release in china. that is a a record launch in china. >> well, still to come here tonight at 6:00 a nationwide clam yoer for stronger gun control laws and a firearms instructor joins to say. >> the neighbors who are raising a red flag. >> and michael finney helps plant a dreaudsx a school hopes to become the little school that could. stay with >>> a new survey shows growing support for gun control following the connecticut school tragedy. according a poll, 54% support stricter gun control. 71% oppose the ban of hand guns but 52% favor banning semi automatic weaponsnhxv÷ andd in the bay area gun control advocates poining to those number questioning universal background checks. more on that. and last night we heard the president say no set of laws could prevent a mass shooting but added that could not be an excuse for doing nothing. tonight the debate is getting more attention.
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